Director Advanced Business Analytics / Chicago

Director Advanced Business Analytics
Salary to $180K Plus Bonus/Salary Depends on Skills and Experience

Relocation Assistance Available

Our retail client is committed to keeping creativity, innovative solutions and customer engagement top of mind.  They are pushing the boundaries for their customers, consultants and coworkers.

Each and every coworker makes a difference every day by asking tough questions, finding the answers, and then making it happen—our entrepreneurial employees are the key to our success! The firm is big enough to implement cutting-edge technology and small enough for all ideas to be heard and challenged.  They are a learning focused environment and want you to learn from us, and we expect to learn from you and what you’re passionate about!  They provide training and development for added brainpower.


The firm is looking for an innovative leader to help them build a best in class advanced analytics team to drive insights and strategy across the business. You will leverage their customer dataset to answer critical business questions and drive company-wide strategy. This role will include growing and leading a team of analysts as well as getting your hands dirty solving challenging analytical and strategic problems. You will need the ability to lay out an analytics agenda for the organization to aid in driving growth, revenue and profit using a structured approach. You will help to build a data driven culture through a shift to more data driven decision making. You will need the ability to understand what analytics and business teams need to effectively leverage data and work to provide it as an input. The perfect candidate will have a combination of experience leading an analytics team and deep technical expertise in data analysis, predictive modeling, and statistics. You should be scrappy, focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive business results.

  • Develop and executed and analytics strategy for the corporation.
  • Build and lead a talented team of business analysts and data scientists.
  • Partner with executives, product, marketing and other business teams to drive strategy and deliver business results.
  • Collaborate with data infrastructure team to define the data collections for the future.
  • Build and maintain reports, dashboards and metrics to monitor the performance of KPIs.
  • Communicate findings and results to business teams.


  • Five + years of analytics experience including three years of leading a team.
  • Hands on experience with advanced analytics, statistics and large datasets preferably in the consumer space.
  • Advanced degree in a mathematical discipline.  PhD preferred.

We offer PPO or HMO health plans, dental, disability, matched 401K, life insurance, on-site fitness center, comfy chairs, on-site cafeteria, and dry cleaning valet service.

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